Silybum Marianum – Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle or Marys Thistle.

Biennial Silybum Marianum

This flower produces seeds that are used in the herbal medicine world to regenerate the liver.

Biennial with a basal rosette of deeply lobed, spiny, heavily marbled, deep green leaves. It has thistle llike , dark purplish-pink flower heads on erect stems in summer and early autumn.

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Maria is currently growing everything from seed that she can lay her hands on. Also playing with colours and textures to fulfill her garden desires...